Tuesday, 14 April 2009
Bluestockings Books in conjunction with the NYC Anarchist Bookfair and Left Forum
New York City
Discussion: Victoria Law "Resistance Behind Bars"
With Lynne Stewart, Ashanti Alston and Matt Meyer
Discussion and readings about incarceration and resistance. Ashanti Alston (former BLA member and Prisoner of War, current co-chair of the Jericho Movement) will read from his upcoming memoir. Victoria Law (author, Resistance Behind Bars: The Struggles of Incarcerated Women) will talk about issues facing incarcerated women and their resistance and individual organizing; Matt Meyer (editor of Let Freedom Ring: A Collection of Documents from the Movement to Free Political Prisoners) and Lynne Stewart (attorney and contributor to Let Freedom Ring) will discuss the movement to free political prisoners in the U.S.
info about Resistance Behind Bars and current organizing around incarcerated women's issues: http://resistancebehindbars.org
link to the book Let Freedom Ring: http://www.kersplebedeb.com/letfreedomring.html
National Jericho Movement to free all political prisoners: http://www.thejerichomovement.com/
Lynne Stewart support site: http://www.lynnestewart.org/
For info about the upcoming 2011 NYC Anarchist Bookfair (9 April) see: www.anarchistbookfair.net
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